Nine candidates applied for participation in KNAB personnel selection process, said State Chancellery’s Director Janis Citkovskis told journalists on Monday, 10 April.
Aleksandrs Kazackovs was appointed as a member of the board of LDz Cargo on Monday, 10 April. He was previously the director of LDz Cargo Legal and Administrative Affairs Department.
Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has commenced a criminal process for trade of influence. Among those involved in the criminal process is Gatis Truksnis, the former mayor of Jurmala, as well as businessmen and officials serving under him, as reported by De Facto programme.
The framework of Latvia’s one hundredth jubilee was created open for involvement of society and businessmen. This is why the hundredth jubilee emblem will be available to businessmen free of charge, as reported by Culture Ministry.
Monday, 10 April, will be summer-like warm but windy. Air temperature will reach +13° C… +18° C, as reported by Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
U.S. congressmen have voiced support for Latvia’s security and an interest for developing closer cooperation with the country’s ports, as reported by Latvian Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Consumer prices in Latvia may have grown by 2.9-3.3% in March when compared with the same month of last year, bank analysts predict.
The decision made by National Defense Military Objects and Procurement Center for the public procurement of security services for multiple properties owned by Defence Ministry has caused much confusion in Latvia. Security Sector Companies Association asks officials to prevent the risk of procuring services of inadequate quality.
Compared to the first half of 2016, in the second half the average purchase prices of round timber kept declining, moreover, price drop has been recorded for the three recent years.
Continuing investments in the renewal of its bus fleet, Ecolines has bought ten new buses using funding from Swedbank. The company has bought five Setra S431DT and five Man R08, as BNN was informed by the company.
The missile attack performed by USA on Shayrat airfield is a very serious political strike for Russia, because until now Russia believed it was in control of the situation, says MEP Artis Pabriks.
Commenting on the Friday’s attack by U.S. army on Syrian government forces that has been the first such strike during the Syrian Civil War, Estonian Foreign Minister and retired army general have expressed support to the strike, which was retaliation for a deadly alleged chemical attack on civilians in the Middle Eastern country.
On Friday, 7 April, Latvian State Border Guard commences increased border control inspections of all citizens of the European Union, European Economic Zone and Swiss Confederation on the external border of the Schengen area.
German Deutsche Bank, which secures US dollar transactions for multiple Latvian banks, has decided to cease relations with banks in Latvia.
Weather in Latvia is expected to become warmer in the near future. Next Tuesday, however, rain will appear again and wind speed will increase drastically, predicts Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
March 2017 was the most successful month for terminals working at Ventspils Freeport – a total of 2.6 million tonnes of cargoes were transshipped, which is 21% more when compared with March 2016, as reported by Ventspils Freeport authority.
Compared with December 2016, prices of most food products in Latvia increased in March. Prices declined only for imported strawberries, oranges and smoked ham in the first quarter of 2017, according to information from the Agricultural Market Promotion Centre.